‘Service based on love’: Religious group donates to Berkeley Food Pantry

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A donation in celebration of Eid al-Fitr is the latest in a series of donations and collaborations between the Berkeley Center of the Maktab Tarighat Oveyssi Shahmaghsoudi School of Islamic Sufism and the Berkeley Food Pantry.

The Berkeley Center of the Maktab Tarighat Oveyssi, or M.T.O., Shahmaghsoudi School of Islamic Sufism donated supplies to the Berkeley Food Pantry on Monday in celebration of Eid al-Fitr, an Islamic holiday marking the end of Ramadan. 
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